Bibb Graves Thornton

30 December 1933–January 1996 (Age 62)
Elmore, Alabama, United States

The Life of Bibb Graves

Bibb Graves Thornton was born on 30 December 1933, in Elmore, Alabama, United States. He married Rayvonne Wehr on 19 August 1955, in Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died in January 1996, at the age of 62.

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Bibb Graves Thornton
1933–1996
Rayvonne Wehr
1935–1998
Marriage: 19 August 1955
Gregory Alan Thornton
1964–1990

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 August 1955
Alabama, United States
children

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 2

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1941 · The Tuskegee Airmen

Age 8

The first African-American military aviators in the U.S. Army Air Corps were known as the Tuskegee Airmen, after the Tuskegee Army Air Field where they trained. The group flew over 15,000 individual sorties during World War II which earned them over 150 Distinguished Flying Crosses.  
1950

Age 17

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: habitational name from any of the numerous places throughout England and Scotland so called, from Old English þorn ‘thorn bush’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.2 Irish: Anglicized (translated) form of Gaelic Mac Sceacháin ‘son of Sceachán’ ( see Skehan ).3 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Draighneáin ‘descendant of Draighneán’ ( see Drennan ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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